What in a name? If you’ve ever tried to come up with a new name for a company or product that is memorable and available, then you know just how difficult it can be. These tools with make it quite a bit easier to come up with excellent names.
The following business model tools will help your startup team explore your business model assumptions, product market fit, and customer experience timeline. These are some of the most valuable tools that you can put to use.
If you do anything with images; websites, social media or the like…you should take a look at these quick tools available on the Internet that make life much easier for designers. This is part of my Lunch & Learn presentation at UCI’s Applied Innovation.
These color tools were discussed in a presentation that I did at UCI’s Applied Innovation’s Lunch & Learn series: Awesome Startup Tools – Color Your World. You will be surprised at how helpful these little tools can be related to your branding.
These tools are part of my UCI lecture on Awesome Startup Tools – Putting on the Show: great presentation tools you should know about as a startup founder.
These startup tools were part of my presentation at UCI’s Applied Innovation’s Lunch & Learn Series: Awesome Startup Tools. This set of tools deals with equity and valuation, and will help you estimate the financial value of your startup and how to handle it at various stages of growth.
According to Amy Cuddy in this TED Talk, your body language can change your confidence level and your interaction with others.
This is an excellent parody of the Game of Thrones crossed with Silicon Valley…. an excellent job!
In lieu of investing your development time in user onboarding, you should do whatever it takes to help your new users achieve success. Reach out to them personally via email, install a live chat product, set up demos, etc.
Startups are around twice as likely to show their pricing than their enterprise SaaS big brothers. In fact, 39% of the 389 startups I analysed had pricing clearly available.
Alexis Ohanian on branding and making something people love.
Richard Harroch has created a great checklist of things that startup founders should know related to angel investors. This is an essential set of material that every founder should study and understand.
This is a short intro to the fundamental question of ‘What exactly is branding?’ It’s a beautifully design video that will capture your attention for the two minutes that it runs, and leave you wanting more when it ends.
SKOOL helps designers design better, and in this video lesson they’re discussing the specific branding needs of startups in various stages of their growth. As a startup, you can learn a lot from their discussion. Learn what you might want to have designed for your startup at this stage of your launch.
Case studies are an invaluable way to learn what works and what doesn’t. This case study about the importance of branding and storytelling is written as (surprise!) a story, and as such is a great read.